Eni and RINA partner to accelerate energy transition and maritime decarbonisation

International inspection, certification and engineering consultancy company RINA has signed an agreement with Rome-headquartered global energy major Eni to jointly develop initiatives that can contribute to the energy transition and decarbonisation of their respective operations. In particular they will focus on maritime transport, where RINA and Eni can benefit from each other’s expertise. Specifically, the […]

ABS explores the future of shipping, regulatory developments and net-zero solutions at Hellenic National Committee Meeting

Greek shipping and maritime finance leaders joined ABS, the leading Class in Greece, to hear the latest thinking on the clean energy transition, regulatory landscape and sustainability initiatives impacting the industry at the annual ABS Hellenic National Committee Meeting. The committee, comprised of shipowners, ship managers, charterers, Greek shipping investment bankers and brokers, heard the […]

DP World completes AED 954 million Vancouver port expansion

DP World and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have celebrated two historic events – the completion of the Centerm Expansion Project at DP World Vancouver, and the 100th anniversary of the port’s marine terminal operations. These two events highlight British Columbia’s (BC) ongoing leadership in sustainable trade, technological innovation and introducing Canadian goods to new […]

Honourable Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal visits Indian Register of Shipping

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Cabinet Minister for Ports Shipping & Waterways and Minister of Ayush visited Indian Register of Shipping Head Office at Mumbai on 25th May 2023 and reviewed the work being undertaken by the organisation. The Honourable Minister lauded the green initiatives being taken by IRS in reducing GHG emissions towards meeting IMO […]

Future Proof Shipping: first zero-emission hydrogen-powered inland container ship

Last week the H2 Barge 1 was taken into service in Rotterdam. This zero-emission ship from Future Proof Shipping (FPS) is 110 metres long and will sail for Nike several times a week between the port of Rotterdam and BCTN’s inland terminal in Meerhout, Belgium. This is expected to result in annual greenhouse gas emission […]

ONE Upgrades IBESCO Service (IBC) with Poland call

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is pleased to announce an upgrade of its IBC service where it will add a direct call to/from Gdynia to the service. The addition of Gdynia will enhance ONE coverage within the Europe region and offer customers direct options between Poland, Scandinavia, Portugal, and Europe base ports. The first Gdynia call […]

Boudewijn Siemons to serve as interim CEO at Port of Rotterdam Authority

Boudewijn Siemons (58) will be appointed interim CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority effective 15 July 2023. Vivienne de Leeuw (48) will stay on as CFO, her term of office having been extended by four years. Siemons (pictured) is currently the COO of the Port Authority and therefore responsible for infrastructure and maritime affairs. […]